Fill In The Missing Pages Contest
Catriona McPherson's Quiet Neighbors had a glitch in printing. With her permission we will try to write her missing pages.
Submit all entries at our February meeting. Use standard manuscript rules with a maximum of 2000 words. Have fun!
Wearing a cheap black suit and new shoes which have worn blisters on her feet, Jude flees London in a panic. Recalling a pleasant face from a vacation to Scotland's Book Town, she decides to return to the last place she felt comfortable.
After four days of travel, Jude reaches the Lowland Glen Bookshop, exhausted, and ready to collapse. Lowell, the friendly face she remembered, insists she take his house key and get some rest.
She accepts the key and falls asleep on his bed.
Last page before the gap.Birdsong awoke her.....The first thing she saw was her wallet on the bedside table. Then looking past it, she glimpsed Lowell Glen sitting in the arm chair, its load of clothes dumped in a heap at his side. His legs were stretched out in front of him and crossed at the ankles----he still had his shoes on----and his arms were folded over his front. His head had dropped
Missing Pages Contest Rules
open to all members of Village Writers' Club.